A Cultural History Of Groove
from 1955 into the '80s
Saturday, March 23, 2013
B. L. Night ... Cont'd
... she had a #01 r&b hit, something which, to name but a few, Tina Turner (with and without Ike), Carla Thomas, Laura Lee or Maxine Brown didn't manage.
She's one of the few r&b female singers to play an instrument, and she wrote many of her songs.
She was 70 last January, and she's still active.
Her first LP, from October 1962, is a landmark album of the 60's.
No need even to name her, because you know whom I am speaking about.
Here are several nice photographs of her, some of which are only rarely seen on the net:
And she recorded some, well, quirky songs, so let's not forget about those ...
Barbara Lynn: »Dina And Petrina« / »Second Fiddle Girl« from the Jamie LP # 3023 (1962):
I am interested in the music, not in the relative rarity of discs. I also listen with great pleasure to Aretha Franklin, because she has the voice of the century. Music is no Faith and therefore has no heretics.
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